Walz unveiling spending plan to end Child Poverty

Photo by: WDAY Radio Staff
Photo by: WDAY Radio Staff

(St. Paul, MN) -- Governor Tim Walz is set to unveil his spending plan to end child poverty in Minnesota.

The DFL governor is releasing his two-year overall budget in stages, starting Tuesday at an event at a school where he will discuss his priorities for children, families, and education.

Walz is proposing the state's largest ever investment in public education, including funds for free school meals, mental health services, special education, and teacher recruitment and training.

The governor has set a goal to make Minnesota the best state to raise kids.